2nd Annual Solomons Island Dragon Boat Festival

Cheer on the fleet of colorful 40’ Dragon Boats as they race to the beat of Chinese Drums. Races begin at 9am on Saturday. There will also be a variety of entertainment, delicious food, craft vendors & kid friendly activities.   For more information visit,

08/17/2018 - 08/18/2018 - All Day
Calvert Marine Museum

PNC Waterside Pavilion presents Brad Paisley in concert. For more information visit

08/23/2018 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtsFest 2018 at Annmarie Gardens

This is the 25th Annual ArtsFest held from 10am – 5pm each day. Recognized as Southern Maryland’s finest outdoor arts festival with over 165 artist booths, 30 performers and a kids discovery tent. Complete with great food and wine. For more information visit

09/15/2018 - 09/16/2018 - All Day
Annual Patuxent River Appreciation Days (PRAD)

This festival is held annually on Columbus Day weekend in Solomons Island. Take part in a festival intended to create awareness and recognition for the impact of the Patuxent River and the basin it flows through. Celebrate with family activities, arts & crafts fair, local food vendors, live performances and much more. For more information visit

10/06/2018 - 10/07/2018 - All Day
The 16th Annual Riverside WineFest at Sotterley 2018!

Noon – 6:00pm Celebrate the Best of Maryland Wineries. Enjoy wine tastings, live music, local artisans, food vendors, exhibits, demonstrations, tours, children’s activities, and more!
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10/06/2018 - 10/07/2018 - All Day
Annmarie Garden – The Annual Halloween in the Garden

Daytime Trick-or-Treating at Annmarie Gardens for all ages. 11:00 – 4:00. For more information visit

10/27/2018 - 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Annmarie Garden - Garden in Lights (nightly)

Held from 5:00pm – 9:00pm nightly. Enjoy a magical tour that takes visitors on a beautiful trip through the glittering woods as you stroll the protected path; you will be transported to a place of spectacular lights and amazing light sculptures. For more information visit

11/30/2018 - 01/01/2019 - All Day
Annual Solomons Christmas Walk

Friday 6:00pm – 9:00pm / Saturday 10:00am – 9:00pm. Stroll along Solomons Island and enjoy the holiday spirit of candlelit streets, decorated homes and local businesses. There will be art, music, and a visit from Santa. Don’t miss the famous boat light parade Saturday at dusk. For more information visit

12/07/2018 - 12/08/2018 - All Day